Sacramento's New Response Team Looks To Address Mental Health, HomelessnessThe homeless crisis is nothing new, but the way Sacramento approaching it is with a new team.
What Will Sacramento's New Homeless Shelter Look Like That's Set To Open This Week?The X Street Navigation Center opens Monday near Broadway and Alhambra Boulevard to serve those experiencing homelessness.
New Efforts Made To Protect American River Parkway From FiresOn Wednesday, Sacramento County supervisors approved spending more money to prevent blazes from breaking out—and the funding even includes purchasing some new eyes in the sky.
North Natomas Motel To Be Used In City's Homeless Housing ProjectA motel in North Natomas is one of the latest additions to the city’s plan to address homelessness.
Sacramento City Council Approves $100 Million Plan To Address HomelessnessA plan to address homelessness in Sacramento passed the city council vote Tuesday night.
Mayor Steinberg Releases Master Plan To House HomelessThe plan identifies ways to get more than 9,000 people off the streets every year. It also identifies 20 new sites in addition to existing locations for people experiencing homelessness.
Sacramento Leaders Take Action To Remove Homeless From Critical InfrastructureA new resolution passed Tuesday prohibits homeless encampments from being within 25 feet from more than one hundred sites across the city including bridges, levees, rivers, utilities, hospitals and essential city buildings.
St. John’s Program For Real Change Adds 11 Modular Homes To Help Families Escape HomelessnessAddiction and mental health issues have increased along with domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. One local non-profit is expanding to take in those seeking help.
'Everyone Needs A Little Something': Boy Scout Aims To Empower Homeless Women, Children In SacramentoA Boy Scout is striving to make life a little easier for women and children struggling on the streets in Sacramento.
California Should Track Homeless Spending, Set Policy, Auditor SaysCalifornia has spent $13 billion in the last three years to tackle a massive homelessness problem likely to worsen with the pandemic, yet its approach is so fragmented and incomplete as to hinder efforts at getting people into stable housing, the state auditor said in a report released Thursday.
Lawsuit Filed To Stop Homeless Hotel Project In Sacramento's River DistrictSacramento's plan to turn hotels into homeless housing is hitting a roadblock.
Couple Caught Having Sex In Stockton Neighborhood Sheds Light On Homeless CrisisChealsey Allmon-Encinas was out walking when she said she suddenly saw two people believed to be homeless having sex in her neighbors front yard.
Newsom: 15,000 Hotel Rooms To House Homeless In CaliforniaCalifornia is on its way to acquiring 15,000 hotel rooms to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, said Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday as he reminded people to stay indoors while outbreaks continue to crop up throughout the state.
Homeless And Coronavirus: Sacramento County Says 663 Beds Are Coming To House HomelessMore than 600 beds are coming to Sacramento County to help the homeless during the coronavirus public health crisis.
California Big City Mayors Chat Homelessness With NewsomThe mayors of California's biggest cities had a “robust” discussion with Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday, highlighting their opposition to his plan on how to spend $750 million to combat the state's homelessness crisis.